Bank of Montreal gold product takes aim at big ETF market, new investors

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By Mary Nicholson
Reuters
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Bank of Montreal has launched a new way for investors to buy physical gold, offering greater security than private storage while going head to head with the $60 billion exchange-traded fund industry.

The launch comes at a critical time for bullion, with investors in recent weeks making a tentative return to the market after a prolonged exodus as the oil rout and euro-zone instability reignite gold's appeal as a safe-haven investment.

The first of its kind in the United States, the Canadian bank's new gold deposit receipt program (GOLDR) allows investors to buy and sell shares that are backed by physical bullion stored in Canada and that track the price of spot gold. ...

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